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New York City Is Currently Offering Free Hotel Stays To Essential Workers For Up To 28 Days
In an effort to ease the burden on healthcare and essential workers, The City of New York has launched a COVID-19 Hotel Program, offering free accommodations.
The program is eligible to those that “are employed or volunteering to provide care and/or provide services (clinical or nonclinical) in a healthcare community-based or home-based setting within New York City where you are at risk of being exposed to or contracting COVID-19, and may not be able to temporarily live at home in order to minimize exposure,” according to its website. Examples of those eligible include nurses, physicians, home health aides, social works, maintenance staff, and food service workers.
To make a reservation, you will first have to verify that you are eligible and meet all of the requirements.
Once you have verified eligibility and made a reservation, you will receive a booking confirmation within a 24 hour period.
Although rooms will be reserved for a maximum of 28 days, it is asked that workers only use the rooms when they need them. When the 28 days are up, extensions will be considered.
The city will not cover incidentals.
Those who provide false information will be subject to fines.
If you qualify, click here to make a reservation.
Additional questions or concerns? Email firstname.lastname@example.org